Robert Henry Noble
Noble, Lance Corporal Robert Henry no.2913.
36th Battalion 6th Reinforcements.
“Eric” Sharp Street, Belmore.
Born 1892 at Newtown, son of Thomas and Alice Noble.
Enlisted 22/5/1916 at Belmore, aged 24.
Next of kin, father, Thomas Noble, “Eric” Sharp Street, Belmore.
Embarked from Sydney 25/11/1916 per HMAT A72 Beltana.
Casualty list SMH 12/1/1918 Missing 12/10/1917.
SMH 21/1/1918 Private Robert Henry Noble, of Bank of New South Wales, Head Office, youngest son of Mr. Thomas Noble “Eric”, Sharp Street Belmore, has been missing since October 2nd last.
Casualty list SMH 11/3/1918.
Killed in Action 12/10/1917 (previously reported missing).
Killed in action 12/10/1917 at Tyne Cot/ Passchendaele, aged 25.
Buried in Dochy Farm New British Cemetery, Belgium, grave IV.B.4.
Roll of Honour, Canterbury District. Killed in Action.
Tele/Mirror list 11/11/1993 Killed in action 12/10/1917.
The foundation of the information on this page was copied from the prize winning publication Canterbury's boys : World War I & Sydney's suburban fringe. This book is the culmination of 12 years (1988-2000) research by a team of volunteers from Canterbury and District Historical Society led by Dr Lesley Muir. Without this team's effort and dedication and the Society's willingness and support, this information would not be available today.
An uneditable version of the book Canterbury's boys : World War I & Sydney's suburban fringe is in the eBook section of this wiki. In the main section, there is an alphabetical list of the 1,911 names in the book with a link to the biography copied from the book about each individual. The alphabetical list is titled Canterbury's Boys list. The biographical files are editable, created to provide the space for descendants, historians, researchers, etc to contribute any further information, photographs, newspaper articles, memories, etc. they may have discovered so it is available for this and future generations.
Canterbury's boys : World War I & Sydney's suburban fringe. Edited by Lesley Muir. Campsie, N.S.W. : Canterbury and District Historical Society, 2002